Conference Materials


2022 STAR-Center Conference
May 6, 2022

2022 STAR-Center Conference Brochure

2022 STAR-Center Conference Agenda


8:30 to 11:30 AM CONFERENCE OVERVIEW (Agenda sent to registered participants on 5/5/2022).

Program Details:
All workshops are introductory to intermediate instruction level.  

Keynote Address: Preteen Suicide and Suicidal Behavior: Assessment and Prevention

Arielle H. Sheftall, PhD
Principal Investigator, Center for Suicide Prevention and Research Center for Health Equity and Outcomes Research
Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

This presentation will discuss the current trends, research findings, and racial disparities concerning preteen suicide and suicidal behavior. The presenter will also suggest assessment for this age group as well as opportunities for prevention.

At the completion of this session, participants should be able to:
1. Explain the current trends, research findings, and racial disparities concerning preteen suicide and suicidal behavior
2. Discuss options for assessment of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in preteens
3. Identify opportunities for suicide prevention for preteens
Sheftall – Presentation Form
Sheftall – PowerPoint Presentation

Keynote Address: This Can’t Wait! Giving Educators the Tools They Need to Understand and Address Students’ Mental Health Concerns

Mary Margaret Kerr, EdD
Professor of Health and Human Development, University of Pittsburgh

This presentation offers evidence-informed strategies for helping educators understand and address their students’ mental health. Specifically, we review a) oversights in educator preparation programs, b) missteps in professional development and coaching, c) confusion in the selection of mental health programs and services, and d) resources for addressing these critical problems.

At the completion of this session, participants should be able to:
1. Identify resources for professional development and new teacher induction
2. Discuss best practices in selecting mental health programs and services
3. Identify assessment tools for evaluating ongoing school mental health initiatives
Kerr – Presentation Form
Kerr – PowerPoint Presentation

Please note that participants will select two workshops – one from Group 1 and one from Group 2.

GROUP #1 – 12:45 – 2:00 p.m. (SELECT ONE WORKSHOP FROM GROUP #1)

A. Balancing Recovery, Rights, and Risk in Violence Prevention: The Role of Threat Assessment
Jack Rozel, MD, MSL, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
Rob Ambrosini, PsyD, Southwestern Pennsylvania Regional Threat Assessment Hub

The recovery model is uniquely well suited to understanding and preventing violence – not because of recovery’s link to living with mental illness, but because of recovery’s emphasis on understanding and working with the whole person and family. Schools and communities are increasingly using threat assessment as a tool to understand and manage violence risk. Done properly, the multidisciplinary threat assessment approach is person-centered, recovery-oriented, and protective of the rights of the student while attending seriously to the need to prevent targeted violence.

This presentation will explore – and hopefully – demystify threat assessment and how it is used to prevent school violence. Threat assessment is an increasingly common tool being used by schools to evaluate threats and one actively promoted by the Pennsylvania Safe2Say program. Similar models have been broadly endorsed by mental health advocacy groups along with law enforcement professionals. Identifying untreated or undertreated mental illness and providing linkage for effective services is an important part of the process, but only one element of the process. Threat assessment provides an opportunity to build multidisciplinary plans to support students at risk for violence.

This presentation will explore these topics, using illustrative case examples, and, if done live, polling for interaction with the audience in addition to Q&A. Ethics, risks, and limitations of threat assessment will be addressed as well.

At the completion of this session, participants should be able to:
1. Define multidisciplinary threat assessment
2. Identify concerning behavior or speech that may indicate violence risk
3. Discuss limits, risks, and benefits of threat assessment
Rozel and Ambrosini – Presentation Form
Rozel and Ambrosini – PowerPoint Presentation
Rozel and Ambrosini – Handout

B. Having the Conversation: Strategies for Effective Communication with Adolescents about their Social Media Use
Candice Biernesser, PhD, LCSW

Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh

This presentation will aim to aid parents, teachers, and clinicians in navigating conversations about social media use and monitoring with adolescents by providing updated information on social media trends and their impact on adolescent suicidal risk and effective strategies for monitoring at-risk adolescents.

At the completion of this session, participants should be able to:
1. Discuss the most up-to-date literature investigating the influence of social media use on adolescent suicide risk
2. Identify newer trends in social media use and their impact on risk behaviors
3. Recognize strategies for social media monitoring that have the strongest evidence base for reducing risk among vulnerable youth
Biernesser – Presentation Form
Biernesser – PowerPoint Presentation
Biernesser-Presentation Resources

C. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) in Schools
Carla D. Chugani, PhD, LPC

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Clinical and Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

This presentation will provide an overview of models (and their associated research) for delivering DBT in secondary and post-secondary school settings.

At the completion of this session, participants should be able to:
1. Describe the core components of DBT treatment
2. Recognize popular models of adapting DBT treatment for delivery in school settings
3. Describe recent advances in delivering DBT skills as universal prevention/psychoeducation in schools
Chugani – Presentation Form
Chugani – PowerPoint Presentation

D. Substance Use in Adolescents and Young Adults
Antoine Douaihy, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Rebecca Miller, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Substance use is pervasive and endemic among adolescents and young adults (AYAs). The approach to the screening, assessment, and treatment of AYAs with SUDs is similar in some respects to adults; however, developmental considerations require an approach tailored to the psychological, cognitive, legal, and social context. This workshop with discuss substance use and SUD in AYAs.

At the completion of this session, participants should be able to:
1. Identify the recent and emerging trends in substance use among adolescents and young adults (AYAs)
2. Discuss the screening assessment, and diagnosis processes
3. Discuss the evidence-based treatments for substance use disorders (SUDs) for AYA
Douaihy and Miller – Presentation Form
Douaihy and Miller – PowerPoint Presentation

E. Safety Planning with Pre-Teens
Kelsey Bero, LPC, NCC

Behavioral Health Therapist II, STAR-Center, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital

This workshop will review the elements of safety planning with special consideration to the needs of the pre-adolescent population. Skill development will focus on adjustments to the assessment of suicidal ideation, introduction of safety plan, and collaborative creation of safety plan with the pre-teen. Additional discussion of how to the present safety plan to parents and caregivers will be reviewed.

At the completion of this session, participants should be able to:
1. Identify and use age-appropriate language to assess suicidality and introduce the concept of safety planning
2. Apply safety planning steps to collaboratively create safety plan with pre-adolescents
3. Communicate safety plan components to parents and caregivers of pre-teens for effective implementation
Bero – Presentation Form
Bero – PowerPoint Presentation

F. Mindfulness in Times of Stress, and How to Introduce it to Teens
Danella Hafeman, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh

Mindfulness has become a hot topic in recent years. In this workshop, we will (1) provide an introduction to mindfulness; (2) discuss how mindfulness interventions might impact brain and emotions, particularly in high-stress environments; and (3) introduce some practical exercises that can be used to integrate these concepts in various settings with adolescents.

At the completion of this session, participants should be able to:
1. Define what mindfulness is (and what it is not)
2. Describe how mindfulness interventions can impact emotion regulation and stress response
3. Gain familiarity with mindfulness exercises that may be used in a variety of settings with teen
Hafeman – Presentation Form
Hafeman – PowerPoint Presentation

GROUP #2 – 2:15-3:30 p.m. (SELECT 1 WORKSHOP FROM GROUP #2)

G. Identifying and Managing Workplace Stress: Tips for Educators While Coping with Stress Through a Pandemic
Toya Jones, EdD, LCSW, BASW
Program Director, Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work

Educators have very challenging jobs. Never have educators faced more stress than during this current pandemic, upheaval in traditional school practices, racial turbulence, and let’s not forget that you have your own lives to manage. If you are stressed, you’re right on track! You may be wondering about the best ways to manage your stress as you return to school, online, or in person. This seminar is for you. We will first learn what stress is and how unproductive stress affects our brain, body, mood, and behavior. Next, we’ll explore easy to use, yet effective strategies, to reduce our stress and get us back on track. Lastly, we’ll discover useful tips, I like to call them “Dr. Toya’s Tips” on how to customize a stress conquering plan just for you!

At the completion of this session, participants should be able to:
1. Identify how stress affects the brain, body, mood, and behavior
2. Discover evidence-informed strategies for identifying, managing, and preventing stress
3. Use a mobile app to manage stress through a customized plan just for you
Jones – Presentation Form
Jones – PowerPoint Presentation

H. Giving Children the Tools to Tame the Monster: Talking to Students About the Trauma Associated with Loss Events in Schools
Mark Lepore, EdD, LPC, LCSW

Clarion University of Pennsylvania

While being honest with children about something as frightening and upsetting as death, illness, or injury may feel callous and damaging, it is actually very important to be straightforward and truthful. This presentation will concentrate on means and methods for providing the support children need when dealing with loss events.

At the completion of this session, participants should be able to:
1. Recognize how grief reactions may manifest in behaviors
2. Explain how factors related to the individual child and the loss event will guide your approach
3. Identify and utilize tools (skills) that a student can use to help promote their resilience
Lepore – Presentation Form
Lepore – PowerPoint Presentation

I. Understanding and Treating Children and Adolescents with Chronic Pain and Other Somatic Symptoms
Alisha Miller, PhD
Licensed Psychologist
Western Psychiatric Hospital

Kaycee Weir, PhD

Licensed Psychologist
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Chronic pain and other somatic symptoms are a common experience among children and adolescents and persistent pain has been linked with significant physical, social, and psychological impairment and distress. This presentation will provide an overview of chronic pain and other somatic symptoms in youth as well as discuss specific tools and strategies for working with this population.

At the completion of this session, participants should be able to:
1. Define chronic pain and identify common presentations of pain and other somatic symptoms
2. Identify at least three factors that may increase youth risk for developing chronic pain and other somatic symptoms
3. Describe interventions and accommodations for children and adolescents with chronic pain and other somatic symptoms
Miller and Weir – Presentation Form
Miller and Weir – PowerPoint Presentation

J. Clinician Well-Being in 2022: Trading Perfection for “Good Enough”
Sansea Jacobson, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, STAR-Center, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
Dominique Dove, MSCP

Behavioral Health Therapist I, STAR-Center, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital

The last two years left many mental health professionals languishing. This immersive, interactive session will acknowledge the consequences of unrelenting stress, disconnectedness, and frustration with telehealth and broken systems. We will define the concept of being “good enough” and explore ways to support our colleagues and ourselves differently going forward.

At the completion of this session, participants should be able to:
1. Describe how a “good enough” mindset can support well-being and define what “good enough” means in our current clinical/work environment
2. Describe at least one new way to cope with workplace stress in an adaptive way
3. Connect meaningfully and authentically with fellow clinicians around the experience of being a mental health professional in 2022
Jacobson and Dove – Presentation Form
Jacobson and Dove – PowerPoint Presentation

K. Brief Interventions for Depression in Youth: Considering Benefits and Limitations
Rachel Vaughn-Coaxum, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine

This workshop will cover the current evidence for brief interventions for depression in youth, including skills-based cognitive behavioral treatments and alternative approaches. The presentation will include practical applications, limitations to our knowledge, and clinical considerations for use of brief interventions in different settings and with different client populations.

At the completion of this session, participants should be able to:
1. Identify current evidence-based brief interventions for depression symptoms in youth
2. Recognize the limitations to our knowledge on the effectiveness of certain brief interventions for youth depression
3. Identify broader clinical considerations for use of brief interventions in clinical care settings, and the role of client-level individual differences for informing clinical decision-making
Vaughn-Coaxum – Presentation F
A PowerPoint is not available for this presentation.

L. Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Transgender and Non-Binary Youth
Dana L. Rofey, PhD, FTOS

Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Psychology

Transgender and non-binary youth (TGNB) experience disproportionate disparities such as higher rates of mental illness, multiple chronic diseases, and higher rates of disability compared to their cis-gender peers. Due to stress and discrimination that TGNB face, our youth are at increased risk for depression, anxiety, and suicidality. Studies show that approximately 50% of TGNB will contemplate suicide, with risk being much higher if rejected by their families. Clinicians need to provide a safe space to explore identity and recognize that providing gender-affirming behavioral and medical healthcare decreases these inequities.

At the completion of this session, participants should be able to:
1. Recognize additional questions to ask when assessing TCNB youth presenting for mental healthcare
2. Identify unique mental healthcare needs for our TCNB youth
3. Discuss evidence-based recommendations for treatment paradigms in TGNB youth experiencing co-occurring mental health disorders
Rofey – Presentation Form
A PowerPoint is not available for this presentation.




North America Society for the Study of Personality Disorders
April 9, 2022

2022 NASSPD Conference Brochure

2022 NASSPD Agenda

09:45-10:00 Sign onto Zoom

10:00-10:10 Opening Remarks – Stephanie Stepp, PhD

10:10-11:00 Plenary Session – Level of Personality Functioning in Adolescents: Assessment, Course, and Correlates
Carla Sharp, PhD
University of Houston
Sharp-Presentation Form
PowerPoint presentation is not available


11:00-11:15 Break


11:15-12:45 Parallel Sessions

Applying Intensive Longitudinal Designs to Studying Personality Disorders
Moderator:    Jessica R. Peters, PhD, Brown University, Alpert Medical School
Panelists:       Philip Santangelo, PhD, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
                         Lori Scott, PhD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
                         Brianna J. Turner, PhD, University of Victoria
                         Aidan Wright, PhD, University of Pittsburgh
Applying Intensive Longitudinal Designs to Studying PD

Beyond Venting: Managing Anger in the Clinic – A discussion from multiple therapeutic perspectives
Moderator:   Sarah K. Fineberg, MD, PhD, Yale School of Medicine
Panelists:      Lois Choi-Kain, MEd, MD, McLean Hospital
                        Vibh Forsythe Cox, PhD, University of Washington
                        Frank Yeomans, MD, PhD, Columbia University
Beyond Venting-Managing Anger in the Clinic
Yeomans – PowerPoint Presentation

12:45-13:30 Lunch / Grantsmanship Discussion Breakout Room

13:30-15:00 Parallel Sessions

Is Emotion Dysregulation a Core Feature of Borderline Personality Disorder?
Moderator:   Katherine Dixon-Gordon, PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Panelists:      Sheila Crowell, PhD, University of Utah
                         Kim Gratz, PhD, University of Toledo
                         Anthony Ruocco, PhD, University of Toronto Scarborough
                         Matthew Southward, PhD, University of Kentucky
Is Emotion Dysregulation a Core Feature of BPD

Cultural Considerations in the Study and Treatment of Personality Disorders

Moderator:   Shirley Yen, PhD, Harvard Medical Center
Panelists:      Amber Childs, PhD, Yale School of Medicine
                        Craig Rodriguez-Seijas, PhD, University of Michigan
                        Colleen Sloan, PhD, Boston University
                        Eli Neustadter, MD, Yale School of Medicine
Cultural Considerations in the Study and Treatment of PD


Personality Disorders and Stigma: Ethics and Real-world Implications

Moderator:   Marianne Goodman, MD, Icahn School of Medicine
Panelists:      Donald Black, MD, University of Iowa
                        Sara Masland, PhD, Pomona College
                        Kellyann Navarre, BA, Cleveland State University
                        Eli Neustadter, MD, Yale School of Medicine
Personality Disorders and Stigma Ethics and Real-World Implications

16:15-16:30 Break

16:30-17:45  POSTER BREAKOUT SESSIONS (No continuing education/continuing medical education credits)

17:56  Adjournment


Social and Communication

1. Object Relations and Psychopathology Among Patients Entering a DBT Skills Program
Liyah Marshall, MA, Graduate Student, Wayne State University
Marshall – Abstract

2. Examining cooperative behavior following rupture: the role of BDP symptoms and belief flexibility
Jessica Duda, BA, Graduate Student, Yale University
Duda – Abstract

3. Exploring Affect Impermanence: Positive Social Interaction Recall in Borderline Personality Disorder
Kimberly Hickey, BA, BM (pending), Undergraduate Student, Oberlin College
Hickey – Abstract

4. Investigating Negative Affect Bias in Borderline Personality Disorder During Autobiographical Story Collection
Benjamine Preuschl Mihanda, BA, Research Assistant, Knox College
Mihanda – Abstract

5. Attachment and Alliance in therapy with individuals with borderline personality disorder
Nathaniel Lovell-Smith, BA, Graduate Student, Penn State University
Lovell-Smith Abstract

6. Operationalizing the “favorite person” in BPD: A qualitative study of social media posts
Alexandra Stein, BA, Graduate Student, Fairleigh Dickinson University
Stein – Abstract

Nonsuicidal Self Injury (NSSI)

1. Neuroimaging Studies of Nonsuicidal Self-Injury in Youth: A Systematic Review
Marcelo Brañas, MD, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Sao Paulo
Branas – Abstract

2. Co-occurring trauma and non-suicidal self-injury among people with chronic pain: A systematic review and neurobiological framework
Benjamin Johnson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Fairleigh Dickinson University
Johnson – Abstract

3. Dynamic Relationship Between NSSI and Suicide Ideation in Adults with Suicide Attempt and NSSI History
Gabrielle Ilagan, BA, Graduate Student, Fordham University
Ilagan – Abstract

Personality Traits and Measures

1. Antisocial personality traits transcend species
Christopher Hopwood, PhD, Professor, University of Zurich
Hopwood Abstract

2. Overhauling Diagnostic Approaches: Should the Demonstration of Improved Patient Outcome Be Necessary?
Mark Zimmerman, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University
Zimmerman – Abstract

3. Demonstrations of How Focusing Narrowly on Model Fit in Factor Analysis can Result in Suboptimal Personality Disorder Measurement and Assessment
Kasey Stanton, PhD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychology, University of Wyoming
Stanton – Abstract

4. Call to Arms: Research Directions to Substantiate a Unified Model of Attachment and Personality Pathology
Madison Shea Smith, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar, Purdue University
Shea-Smith – Abstract

5. CURB PET Imaging of Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase in Borderline Personality Disorder with Comorbid Major Depressive Episodes
Michelle De Pol, BSc, Graduate Student (MSc), Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
De Pol – Abstract

6. Big Five Facets and Panic-Related Symptoms Across Three Years in World Trade Center Responders

Christopher Khudari, BA, Graduate Student, Stony Brook University
Khudari – Abstract

Youth and BPD

Aspects of Identity Formation Predict Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms in Adolescence
Diana Whalen, PhD, Assistant Professor, Washington University in St. Louis
Whalen – Abstract

Identifying Preschool Age Protective Factors in the Development of Borderline Personality Disorder: A Prospective Investigation
Kiran Boone, Undergraduate Student, Washington University in St. Louis
Boone – Abstract

Internalizing and Externalizing Problems Among At-Risk Preschoolers: The Mediating Role of Maternal Invalidation
Olivia Frigoletto, BS, Clinical Research Coordinator, University of Pittsburgh
Frigoletto – Abstract

The Relationship between Childhood Sexual Abuse Disclosure and Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms: A Systematic Review
Caitlin Krause, MA, Doctoral Student, Fairleigh Dickinson University
Krause – Abstract


Behavioral Health and Pediatric Primary Care (TiPS) Conference
April 1, 2022

2022 TiPS Agenda – 4-1-2022

TiPS Brochure – Final – 4-1-2022

7:45 to 8:00 a.m. Sign on to Zoom Meeting

8:00 to 8:30 a.m. Introduction to TiPS
Abigail Schlesinger, MD
Schlesinger-AM PowerPoint Presentation

8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Safety Planning
Maria Anderson, MSW; Dara Sakolsky, MD, PhD
Anderson-Sakolsky-Presentation Form
Anderson-Sakolsky-PowerPoint Presentation

9:30 to 9:45 a.m. Break

9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Psychosis
Catherine Conroy, MEd; Tushita Mayanil, MD
Conroy-Mayanil-Presentation Form
Conroy-Mayanil-PowerPoint Presentation

10:45 to 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Autism Spectrum Disorder
Victoria Winkeller, MD
Winkeller-Presentation Form
Winkeller-PowerPoint Presentation

12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ADHD
Breakout I – Patricia McGuire, MD; Rebecca Miller, MD
McGuire-Miller-Presentation Form
McGuire-Miller-PowerPoint Presentation

Breakout II – Heather Joseph, MD; Traci M. Kennedy, PhD
Joseph-Kennedy-Presentation Form
Joseph-Kennedy-PowerPoint Presentation

2:00 to 2:15 p.m. Break

2:15 to 3:15 p.m. Tic Disorder
Breakout I – Craig Coleman, MD
Coleman-Presentation Form
Coleman-PowerPoint Presentation

Breakout II – Courtney McAdory, LPC; Taylor Naus, LCSW
McAdory-Naus-Presentation Form
McAdory-Naus-PowerPoint Presentation

3:15 to 3:30 p.m. Break

3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Breakout I – SSRI – Abigail Schlesinger, MD
Schlesinger-Presentation Form
Schlesinger-PM PowerPoint Presentation-SSRI

Breakout II – Brief Intervention for Adolescent Substance Use
Angelina Gradian, LPC; Shannon Meyers, RN, PMH-BC, CFRS 
Gradian-Meyers – Presentation Form
Gradian-Meyers – PowerPoint Presentation
Gradian-Meyers – Presentation Handouts

4:30 p.m. Closing Remarks/Adjournment
Abigail Schlesinger, MD




Violence: Prevention, Intervention, and Recovery
March 25, 2022

In-Person Registration/Sign-in/Light Breakfast – 7:30 to 8:15 AM

Virtual Sign-in – 8:00 AM

Agenda-Violence: Prevention, Intervention, and Recovery Conference

8:15 to 8:30 AM Welcome, Introductions, and Background
(Opening Comments & 10-year UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Recognition)
Camellia Herisko, DNP, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CRNP
Kenneth Nash, MD

8:30 to 9:30 AM Morning Keynote – De-escalation Techniques
(Agitation and De-escalation in the Clinical Setting)
Margie Balfour, MD, PhD
Balfour-Presentation Form
Balfour-PowerPoint Presentation

9:30 to 9:45 AM Break

9:45 to 10:45 AM Breakout Session I

A. Historical Trauma is Violence: An Introduction to how the Healthcare and Human Service Systems Perpetuate Trauma, and Lessons Learned to Prevent This
Akeya Kester, MS, LPC, CCTP
Kester-Presentation Form
The PowerPoint presentation is not available.

B. Public Health Approach to Violence Prevention: Cure Violence Model in Allegheny County
Ross Watson, MS and Lee Davis
Watson-Davis-Presentation Form
Watson-Davis-PowerPoint Presentation

C. Understanding the Law: Violence Against Healthcare Workers

Megan Duffy, JD
Chatón Turner, Esq.
Duffy-Turner – PowerPoint Presentation

10:45 to 11:00 AM Break

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Breakout Session II

A. Workplace Violence in Healthcare: Recognition, Prevention, and Response
Jack Rozel, MD, MSL
Rozel-Presentation Form
Rozel-PowerPoint Presentation
Rozel-Handout-BETA Bibliography

B. Insider Threats, Violence, and Interviewing Protocols

Robert J. Ambrosini, PsyD
Ambrosini-Presentation Form
Ambrosini-PowerPoint Presentation

C. Caring for Ourselves and Our Colleagues: Addressing Intimate Partner Violence Among Healthcare Workers

Priyanka Amin, MD
Judy Chang, MD, MPH
Amin-Chang-Presentation Form
Amin-Chang-PowerPoint Presentation
Amin-Chang-Handout-Standing Firm Service Offering Brochure_2022

Amin-Chang-Handout-Infographic for SF

12:00 to 1:00 PM Lunch

1:00 to 2:00 PM Afternoon Keynote – Violence in Marginalized Communities/Community Targeted Violence 
Scott Charles, MAPP
Charles-Presentation Form
The PowerPoint presentation is not available.

2:00 to 2:15 PM Break

2:15 to 3:15 PM Breakout Sessions III

A. Examining Violence and Extremism in America
Mehr Latif, PhD
Latif-Presentation Form
The PowerPoint presentation cannot be posted

B. Helping Witnesses and Survivors of Community Violence

Maggie Feinstein, LPC
Feinstein-Presentation Form
Feinstein-PowerPoint Presentation

C. The Impact of Traumatic Violence on Youth

Ed Mulvey, PhD
Mulvey -Presentation Form
Mulvey-PowerPoint Presentation

3:15 to 3:30 PM Break

3:30 to 4:30 PM Breakout Sessions IV

A. Preventing Peer and Cyber Bullying
Melissa Nelson, EdD
Nelson – Presentation Form
Nelson-PowerPoint Presentation

B. The Connecting Factors of Community Violence
Lavonnie Bickerstaff, MS
Bickerstaff-Presentation Form
The PowerPoint presentation is not available.

C. Extremist and Hate Groups
John Pulcastro
Pulcastro-Presentation Form
The PowerPoint presentation is not available.

4:30 PM Adjournment





For additional information about the speakers or presentations, please contact
Doreen Barkowitz at barkowitzdh@upmc.educlai